Department of Biomedical Engineering

Student theses

(Semi)automatic quantification of the internal elastic lamina fenestrae in remodeling arteries

Author: Groen, H., 30 Sep 2005

Supervisor: ter Haar Romenij, B. (Supervisor 1), van Zandvoort, M. (Supervisor 2), De Mey, J. G. (External coach) & van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

19F MRI : methods and applications for quantitative molecular imaging

Author: Abdurrachim, D., 31 Oct 2008

Supervisor: Nicolaij, K. (Supervisor 1), Grüll, H. (Supervisor 2), Merkx, M. (Supervisor 2), Strijkers, G. (Supervisor 2), Lamerichs, R. M. (External coach), Yildirim, M. (External person) (External coach) & Kok, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

2D tracking of coronary arteries in X-ray angiograms over time

Author: Plantinga, B., 30 Apr 2012

Supervisor: Fuster, A. (Supervisor 1), Bouwman, C. (External coach), Vilanova Bartroli, A. (Supervisor 2) & van Assen, H. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

31P NMR measurement of ATP synthesis flux in skeletal muscle for assessment of mitochondrial function

Author: Wong, C., 30 Sep 2011

Supervisor: Prompers, J. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

3D laxity assessment in ACL-patients

Author: Kruis, N., 1 Jan 2016

Supervisor: Ito, K. (Supervisor 1), van Rietbergen, B. (Supervisor 2), Verdonschot, N. J. (External person) (External coach) & Sprengers, A. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

3D multimodal visualization techniques for tumor resection planning in neurosurgery

Author: Brecheisen, R., 31 Jan 2008

Supervisor: Vilanova Bartroli, A. (Supervisor 1) & Platel, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

3D orientation scores applied to MRA vessel analysis

Author: Janssen, M., 31 Aug 2014

Supervisor: Breeuwer, M. (Supervisor 1) & Duits, R. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

3D quantification of lumbar spinal dynamics at the time of surgery

Author: Vugts, C., 31 Dec 2008

Supervisor: Ito, K. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

ABCB1 variants in association with clopidogrel response

Author: de Kock, R., 29 Sep 2016

Supervisor: Brunsveld, L. (Supervisor 1), Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 2), Scharnhorst, V. (Supervisor 2) & Deiman, B. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

Abdominal aortic aneurysms : a numerical/experimental approach

Author: Tummers, S., 30 Sep 2002

Supervisor: Baaijens, F. (Supervisor 1), Peters, G. (Supervisor 2), Rutten, M. (Supervisor 2), van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 2) & Schurink, G. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Abeta-dendrimer complexes as well-defined amyloid oligomers

Author: IJsselstijn, L., 31 Jan 2006

Supervisor: van Baal, I. (Supervisor 1), Merkx, M. (Supervisor 2), Meijer, E. (Supervisor 2), van Genderen, M. (Supervisor 2) & Scheper, W. (External person) (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A biomechanical view on atrial fibrillation: feasibility of stretch-activated ectopic beats in the left atrium

Author: Meiburg, R., 30 Apr 2016

Supervisor: Bovendeerd, P. (Supervisor 1), Dekker, L. (Supervisor 2), Oomens, C. (Supervisor 2) & van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A cardiac finite element model of the left ventricular mechanics: from canine towards human model

Author: van Hoeven, M., 30 Sep 2013

Supervisor: Bovendeerd, P. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

Acceleration of phase-contrast (PC) cine-MRI by compressed sensing (CS)

Author: Dong, H., 31 Aug 2014

Supervisor: Mohamed, A. (Supervisor 1), Strijkers, G. (Supervisor 2), Coolen, B. (External coach), Nicolaij, K. (Supervisor 2) & Florack, L. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Accuracy assessment of inter-fraction dose accumulation using non-rigid deformation models

Author: Fekkes, S., 31 Aug 2008

Supervisor: van Elmpt, W. (Supervisor 1) & Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A compressible biphasic mixture theory with a fluid content dependent stiffness

Author: Cornelissen, L., 30 Jun 2004

Supervisor: Baaijens, F. (Supervisor 1), Oomens, C. (Supervisor 2), Huyghe, J. (Supervisor 2), Bovendeerd, P. (Supervisor 2) & van Donkelaar, C. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A computational biology framework: a data analysis tool to support biomedical engineers in their research

Author: Beishuizen, T., 29 Nov 2018

Supervisor: Bosnacki, D. (Supervisor 1), Cheplygina, V. (Supervisor 2), Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 2), Fletcher, G. (Supervisor 2) & Vanschoren, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A computational model for the drug treatment effects for the EGF pathway

Author: van Tienhoven, S., 31 Jan 2013

Supervisor: van Riel, N. (Supervisor 1) & Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A computational model of the human growth plate

Author: Brouwers, J., 30 Sep 2004

Supervisor: Huiskes, H. (Supervisor 1), van Donkelaar, C. (Supervisor 2) & Sengers, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A constitutive material model to describe the mechanical behavior of human skin in shear, tensile and indentation tests

Author: Rooijakkers, T., 31 Aug 2017

Supervisor: Oomens, C. (Supervisor 1), Loerakker, S. (Supervisor 2), Lopata, R. (Supervisor 2) & Soetens, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Active microfluidic mixing using integrated actuators

Author: Bos, F., 31 May 2007

Supervisor: den Toonder, J. (Supervisor 1), Anderson, P. (Supervisor 2) & van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Added value of independent component analysis to identify epileptic networks

Author: Klooster, D., 31 Oct 2014

Supervisor: Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 1), van Riel, N. (Supervisor 2), Ossenblok, P. (External coach) & ten Eikelder, H. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

A deeper understanding of RDS and the LISA-procedure: signal analysis and modelling approach

Author: Geurten, L., 28 Feb 2019

Supervisor: Bovendeerd, P. (Supervisor 1), Andriessen, P. (External person) (External coach) & van Pul, C. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

A desymmetrized bipyridine-based discotic as a precursor for functionalized polymers

Author: van Zweeden, A., 31 Mar 2012

Supervisor: van Houtem, M. (Supervisor 1) & Vekemans, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A diffuse-interface model of a red blood cell in flow

Author: Jaensson, N., 30 Apr 2012

Supervisor: van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 1), Anderson, P. (Supervisor 2), Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 2) & Toschi, F. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A feasibility study to reconstruct the optic radiation for epilepsy surgery using fMRI-seeded DTI tractography

Author: Jacobs, C., 31 Oct 2010

Supervisor: Brecheisen, R. (Supervisor 1), Platel, B. (Supervisor 2), Vilanova Bartroli, A. (Supervisor 2) & Ossenblok, P. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A finite element model of biventricular cardiac mechanics

Author: Flores de la Parra, A., 31 Aug 2012

Supervisor: Bovendeerd, P. (Supervisor 1), van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 2), Oomens, C. (Supervisor 2), Delhaas, T. (Supervisor 2) & Pluijmert, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A human white matter fiber tract atlas created with TrackMark and Validation of fiber tracking algorithms using hardware phantoms

Author: Pullens, W., 30 Sep 2006

Supervisor: Goebel, R. (External person) (Supervisor 1), Nicolaij, K. (Supervisor 2), Roebroeck, A. (External person) (Supervisor 2) & Vilanova Bartroli, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Aldosterone synthase inhibitors: a quest for a mechanism-based approach

Author: Kösters, B., 30 Sep 2006

Supervisor: Hermans, J. (Supervisor 1) & Smits, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Alternative modulation of nuclear receptor function

Author: Hoek, N., 31 Mar 2014

Supervisor: Milroy, L. (Supervisor 1), Scheepstra, M. (Supervisor 2) & Brunsveld, L. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A magnetic bead actuator: design and experimental analysis of a sub-microliter actuation device for superparamagnetic beads applicable on biosensing

Author: Derks, R., 2005

Supervisor: Prins, M. (Supervisor 1) & Wimberger-Friedl, R. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

A marker for cardiac decompensation: estimation of the cross sectional area in a large vein by means of conductance method

Author: Bindels, S., 30 Jun 2011

Supervisor: van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 1), Bovendeerd, P. (Supervisor 2), de Melis, M. (External person) (External coach), Oomens, C. (Supervisor 2), Receveur, R. (External person) (External coach) & Rutten, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A mathematical model for platelet adhesion and activation: application to cerebral arteries

Author: Lourens, M., 31 Aug 2007

Supervisor: van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 1), Nicolaij, K. (Supervisor 2), Bovendeerd, P. (Supervisor 2), Huyghe, J. (Supervisor 2) & van Riel, N. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A method for automatic segmentation of subcortical brain structures based on Zernike moments

Author: Chandran, V., 31 May 2013

Supervisor: Jasinschi, R. (External person) (External coach), Soldea, O. (External person) (External coach) & ter Haar Romenij, B. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

A method for optimizing hemodynamics during mechanical cardiac support

Author: Cox, L., 30 Apr 2007

Supervisor: van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 1), Bovendeerd, P. (Supervisor 2), Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 2), de Mol, B. (Supervisor 2) & Rutten, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A method for the determination of the human muscular PCSA based on diffusion tensor imaging

Author: Kierkels, T., 31 Aug 2015

Supervisor: Ito, K. (Supervisor 1), van Rietbergen, B. (Supervisor 2), Meijer, K. (External coach), Drost, M. (External coach) & Oomen, P. (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

A microfluidic toolbox for supramolecular chemistry and chemical biology

Author: Rosier, B., 31 Oct 2014

Supervisor: de Greef, T. (Supervisor 1) & Meijer, E. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A multiple validation approach for ChIP-chip and MeDIP-chip data analysis

Author: Adriaens, M., 29 Feb 2008

Supervisor: Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 1) & Evelo, C. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Analysis and development of a bifurcation element in a 1D wave propagation model for arterial blood flow

Author: Oosterwaal, M., 30 Nov 2007

Supervisor: van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 1), Peletier, M. (Supervisor 2), Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 2), Rutten, M. (Supervisor 2) & Bessems, D. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Analysis of a thermal sensor for coronary flow assessment

Author: Gelderblom, H., 31 Mar 2009

Supervisor: van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 1), van de Ven, A. (Supervisor 2), Rutten, M. (Supervisor 2), van der Horst, A. (Supervisor 2), Haartsen, J. (Supervisor 2) & ten Eikelder, H. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Analysis of coronary microvascular structures: on the enhancement and detection of microvessels in 3D imaging cryomicrotome data

Author: Bennink, H., 30 Jun 2007

Supervisor: ter Haar Romenij, B. (Supervisor 1), van Assen, H. (Supervisor 2), Strijkers, G. (Supervisor 2), Spaan, J. (External coach) & Streekstra, G. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

Analysis of total disc replacement failure mechanisms

Author: van Rijsbergen, M., 31 Aug 2011

Supervisor: Punt, I. (External person) (External coach), Willems, P. C. (External person) (External coach), van Rietbergen, B. (Supervisor 1) & Ito, K. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Analysis of velocity profiles in curved tubes

Author: Verkaik, A., 31 Mar 2008

Supervisor: van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 1), van Heijst, G. (Supervisor 2), van de Ven, A. (Supervisor 2), van Riel, N. (Supervisor 2), Rutten, M. (Supervisor 2) & Beulen, B. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Analysis study of current insulin signaling pathway: first step to a new prototype model

Author: van Dooren, F., 31 Oct 2009

Supervisor: van Riel, N. (Supervisor 1), Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 2), Oomens, C. (Supervisor 2) & Jeneson, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Analyzing the relation between brain lesions and short association fibers using diffusion MRI

Author: Kamps, J., Jun 2017

Supervisor: Sepasian, N. (Supervisor 1), Fuster, A. (Supervisor 2) & Pluim, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

An axisymmetric computational fluid-structure interaction model of a stenotic artery

Author: Engelen, A., 31 Aug 2015

Supervisor: van de Vosse, F. (Supervisor 1), Bosboom, E. (Supervisor 2), Hulsen, M. (Supervisor 2), Oomens, C. (Supervisor 2) & Gashi, K. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A neuronal network model and primate retinal pathways

Author: Mulder, M., 28 Feb 2005

Supervisor: Hilbers, P. (Supervisor 1), Kuijpers, N. (Supervisor 2), ten Eikelder, H. (Supervisor 2) & Florack, L. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master